Athletics News

  • Lions earn first victory of season over Limestone
    September 23, 2017
    The Lions picked up their first victory of the season with a convincing performance over Limestone Saturday afternoon, winning the match 7-2.
  • Mars Hill defeated at home against Limestone
    September 23, 2017
    The Lions dropped their home contest against the Limestone Saints Saturday afternoon, 7-1, at the Hart Tennis Complex.
  • Football Falls at No. 25 Catawba
    September 23, 2017
    The Lions’ football team lost on the road at South Atlantic Conference rival no. 25 Catawba 37-13, Saturday night in Shuford Stadium.
  • Lions down undefeated Crusaders on road, 2-1
    September 23, 2017
    The Mars Hill Lions picked up a key non-conference win against an undefeated Belmont Abbey team on the road Saturday evening.  Goals by Stian Sanner and Kyle Dix led the Lions to their second victory of the season.  
  • Lions finish fifth at Columbus State Cougar Invitational
    September 23, 2017
    Mars Hill's women's cross country team finished fifth overall at the 14th Annual Columbus State Cougar Invitational.  Nyla Feeney led all Lions' runners.
  • Mars Hill takes 1st at Cougar Invitational
    September 23, 2017
    The Mars Hill Lions' men's cross country team took first place at the 14th Annual Columbus State Cougar Invitational.  Three Lions' runners placed in the top five.
  • Mars Hill falls to conference leading Wingate
    September 23, 2017
    The Lions fell in three sets (15-25, 23-25, 13-25) to the South Atlantic Conference leading Wingate Bulldogs Saturday afternoon in Stanford Arena.
  • Lions remain winless in conference, drop seventh straight
    September 22, 2017
    The Lions dropped their seventh straight match Friday evening against the visiting Royals of Queens University, 3-0, in Stanford Arena.  Rebecca Butler was the only Lion with 10 or more kills.
  • Multimedia Options
    September 22, 2017
    The Lions will provide live audio for Saturday's football game at Catawba. The Coca-Cola Pregame Show will begin at 5:30 p.m. The contest will also be featured on ESPN3.
  • Football Game at Catawba on ESPN3
    September 22, 2017
    South Atlantic Conference Football will be featured for the second time on the 2017 NCAA Division II Football Showcase as No. 25 Catawba hosts Mars Hill on Saturday.
  • Lions fall late to defending national champions
    September 20, 2017
    After a scoreless first half, the Lions fell 2-1 against the defending national champion Wingate Bulldogs Wednesday evening at the Ammons Family Athletic Center and Meares Stadium. 
  • Lions shutout against Bulldogs at home
    September 20, 2017
    The Lions were held off the scoresheet by an undefeated, visiting Wingate Bulldogs team Wednesday evening at the Ammons Family Athletic Center and Meares Stadium.
  • Mars Hill downed in four on road
    September 19, 2017
    Rebecca Butler’s 12 kills were not enough to secure a Lions’ victory on the road against the Tusculum Pioneers Tuesday night.
  • Lions pick up first victory of 2017-18 campaign
    September 19, 2017
    The Lions evened up their season with a convincing 6-3 win over the Milligan College Buffaloes in Mars Hill Tuesday afternoon. Ben Reid, Fernando Neto and Kyrel Trim led the Mars Hill squad to their first victory of the season.
  • Women's Tennis edged in close season opener
    September 19, 2017
    The Mars Hill women's tennis team dropped a close contest against the undefeated Milligan College Buffaloes team Tuesday afternoon. Jasha Geerdink and Evan Lake picked up multiple victories on the afternoon.
  • Butler medals at Queens Invitational, Lions finish eighth
    September 19, 2017
    Mars Hill's Harry Butler took first place at the Queens University Invitational as the tournament concluded Tuesday, September 19.  The Lions finished eighth overall.
  • Butler in running at Queens Invitational
    September 18, 2017
    Harry Butler sits tied for fourth after two rounds at the Queens University Invitational after shooting -3 in the second round.
  • 2017 Football Game Notes
    September 18, 2017
    Listed at this link are the available game notes for the 2017 Mars Hill football games.
  • Lion Pause
    September 18, 2017
    Follow this link to view the Lions' athletic highlights for September 11-18.
  • Taylor named SAC Offensive Player of the Week
    September 18, 2017
    Keshaun Taylor was named Offensive Player of the Week by the South Atlantic Conference Monday morning.  Taylor had a hand in 21 of the Lions' 43 points in their 43-28 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne Saturday afternoon.
  • Lions shutout against conference rival
    September 16, 2017
    Mars Hill dropped their third straight contest against conference foe Catawba College Saturday evening by a score of 4-0 on the road.  
  • Lions win first of season on road against Catawba
    September 16, 2017
    Derek Kaple's first goal of the season was the difference maker for the Mars Hill Lions to secure their first win of the 2017 campaign on the road against Catawba College Saturday evening.
  • Football Wins Home and SAC Opener
    September 16, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The Lions’ football team won their home and South Atlantic Conference opener Saturday afternoon over Lenoir-Rhyne, 43-28 at the Ammons Family Athletic Center and Meares Stadium. Big plays were key in Mars Hill’s victory.
  • Lions drop season opener to Montreat
    September 15, 2017
    The Mars Hill Lions men's tennis team dropped their season opener against Montreat College Friday afternoon, 6-3. Alberto Ortiz and Fernando Neto picked up all three Lions' victories.
  • Lions drop fifth straight in series against Catawba
    September 15, 2017
    The Lions were handed their fifth consecutive loss at the hands of the visiting Catawba Indians Friday evening in Stanford Arena by a score of 3-1.  Four Lions' players had 10 or more kills in the match.
  • Lions, Eagles draw in conference opener
    September 13, 2017
    The Mars Hill Lions battled to a 0-0 draw against Carson-Newman University Wednesday evening at the Ammons Family Athletic Center and Meares Stadium.
  • Lions defeated by conference foe Eagles
    September 13, 2017
    The Lions dropped their conference opener against visiting Carson-Newman University, 4-1, at the Ammons Family Athletic Center and Meares Stadium.  Jackie Rivas scored the lone Mars Hill goal.
  • Mars Hill gears up for fall lacrosse scrimmages
    September 13, 2017
    The Mars Hill women's lacrosse team will hold several scrimmages starting on Saturday, September 23 at the Ammons Family Athletic Center and Meares Stadium.
  • Women's Lacrosse to hold Prospect Clinic
    September 12, 2017
    The Mars Hill women's lacrosse program will be holding a Prospect Clinic and 4v4 Tournament Saturday, October 21 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Ammons Family Athletic Center and Meares Stadium.
  • Lion Pause
    September 11, 2017
    Listed in this article are the latest highlights for Mars Hill Athletics.
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